“Aesthetics and the Progressive: Architecture and the State of the Contemporary” Panel

Panel Discussion: “Aesthetics and the Progressive: Architecture and the State of the Contemporary”

Hernan Diaz Alonso (SCI-Arc), Lydia Kallipoliti (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Jason Payne (University of California, Los Angeles), Rhett Russo (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and Albena Yaneva (University of Manchester) – Michael Speaks (Syracuse University), Discussion Moderator. From the J. Irwin Miller Symposium, “Aesthetic Activism” at Yale

This distinguished panel, moderated by Michael Speaks (Syracuse University), interprets the relevance of emerging philosophy on architectural theory and practice; discovers how architecture today is changing as a discipline; assesses the value of changes in the discipline of architecture and cross-disciplinarily; and explores how contemporary architecture is identified as contemporary through aesthetics.

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